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think the fact that we saw president obama come out very quickly after boston even though he clearly this was an ongoing situation to talk to the american people, it's something that president obama learned from george bush's mistakes after 9/11. >> we've gotten more resilient. one of the things that's changed after 9/11 all the tools, prosecutorial tools that we told the bush administration to go out and again. the public is very comfortable with. they're resilience is great. but we're much more comfortable with being surveiled. chris: aren't you amazed that we are? >> we forget about it. chris: we have surveillance camera across the street? >> i believe everywhere you go in a major city like new york city, you need to assume you're on some kind of a camera. >> we have not been aware of that. we are learning. chris: your paper by the way, reported this week that every second of the finish line of that, every square inch of that territory is on somebody's cell phone and they're going to accumulate it. >> and there's no privacy. let's face it. maybe that's going to be a warning to any
of the town, but the talk of the nation. we begin with the attorney general. president obama sparked controversy over the remarks he made about her good looks. he did this talking to a group of supporters in front of supporters. he said she is the best looking attorney general. the white house went into damage control. the president then called the attorney general to apologize. he said they are friends and have enjoyed a close relationship for years, something miss harris also told us. you have a dynamic relationship with the president, with president obama dating back to back in chicago, before he was the president. if he were to call you now, how would the conversation go? tell me about your relationship with him. >> first and foremost, it's a relationship built on profound respect. there's a group of dynamic elected leader who is are finding each other and feeding off each other and working with each other. >> a friendship? is it more of a mentorship? >> a friendship. a friendship, a friendship. >> that was last month. she reiterated her long friendship with the president after h
putin spoke with president obama last night and the two leaders are discussing the importance of working more closely together on counterterrorism in the future. the fbi as you heard said after interviewing tamerlan at russia's request in 2011, they sought and failed to get more information from russia's intelligence and state security agencies, so a lot of questions still to answer. did these brothers join existing separate chechen factions? if so, why weren't they attack ing russian targets? why did they go after their new homeland, the u.s.? this is a big mystery. tonight the president is commending his federal officials, also state and local officials, but they are still asking why did someone who was already in the fbi's database get through the cracks. lester? >> all right, andrea mitchell, thank you. >>> the police department of watertown where this all ended is only about 60 officers strong and over the last two days, it was tested in ways that even the biggest police forces will rarely or ever experience. this afternoon, i spoke with watertown police chief ed devoe about the lar
they were honored at fenway park and mentioned by president obama earlier this week. >> to watch it and to feel it and people finding their legs. we want to begin with the investigation into the boston marathon bombings. we're getting a new look at the final moments before the suspected bomber was captured. infrared video shows them moving inside the boat. a little later an explosion of a flash grenade is seen going off before agents took him into custody. federal charges could be filed against him as soon as today. now our national investigative correspondent michael isikoff continues to cover the story from boston. he is standing by now with the very latest. michael, good morning. good to see you. >> we could be learning a lot more about the boston marathon bombing when federal prosecutors file those criminal charges possibly as early as this morning, laying out some of the government's evidence against the surviving 19-year-old suspe. but, meanwhile, questions are mounting about how much the fbi knew before the bombing about his older brother, and alleged accomplice and whethe
and was praying five times a day. she last spoke to him in february. >>> president obama went with his national security council at the white house, the team rev w reviewed events in boston for an hour and a half. the head of the cia and fbi briefed the president on the investigation and as well as the efforts to combat terrorism. they had remaining questions, including the one everyone is asking, what pushed the bombers to do it and what did they hope to accomplish? >> the events in boston plaped a role in the neighborhood response team or nert drill in san francisco today. the drills are held by the fire department several times a year and anyone can sign up for free. it covers everything from first aid and search and rescue to any type of disaster. today's drill was an earthquake drill, the bomtings in boston were on everybody's mind. 50 signed up last minute after the marathon. >> it brought more seriousness to the volunteers approach, maybe a casual approach, go to the drill. now there's a pressing urgency about keeping our skills fresh. >> the program is training 24,000 people since the
's more partisanship, more gridlock, more anger. >> president obama has done great things for this country. he hasn't brought the two sides together. he can point the finger at the republicans, but what does he lack in terms of not delivering cohesiveness here? >> i think the president has done almost as well as he could under the circumstances. it's a miracle he got the affordable care act through this congress. with the partisanship and the gridlock to get something like that done, amazing. >> he could be doing more to bring the two sides together? >> look, you could do more to try to socialize with members of the opposite party but i have been there. in fact, i have been there recently. i go to washington too often. i would rather not go to washington as often as i have to go there. there's no longer any kind of trust between the parties. there is a lot of distrust and it's not easy for a president to just snap his fingers and say everybody is going to be nice to each other. since he came into office, the republicans said almost nothing but no. >> what is the biggest misconception about
commissions. so i can understand where president bush and president obama have given to the department of justice the authority to move forward with the type of process that we have going on today. >> do you have questions about the fbi's tracking of the older suspect here who is now dead and whether something was missed? >> of course i do. and i think we should is ask those questions. that's our responsibility. i listened to mike rogers and i thought it he laid it out as a former fbi agent himself what we were faced with when we were asked these hard questions. we have to make sure as well, david, we give to the intelligence and law enforcement agencies, federal, state, and local, the resources they need to keep america safe. we live in a dangerous world. we live, also, in a free and open society we value very much. forward to keep americans safe at the marathon, at every other public event, we need to invest the resources that are necessary for law enforcement. >> is that a call, in fact, for re-examination of whether additional resources are needed to look at home grown terror and t
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